GOOD NEWS! CDC Says NYC Ebola Doctor Cleared Enhanced Airport Screening

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted tweets tonight about the nation’s latest Ebola patient, New York City Doctor Craig Spencer.

The two tweets described Spencer as having successfully passed through the CDC’s ‘enhanced screening’ for travelers from Ebola hot zones.

“Healthcare worker returned through JFK Airport on Oct. 17, participated in enhanced screening for all returning travelers from W. Africa.”

“Patient didn’t have fever or other symptoms of illness during screening; reported fever to health officials for 1st time today.”

The CDC went on to tweet that they are rushing staff to New York City.

“3 members of CDC’s Ebola Response Team will arrive in New York City tonight; CDC Ebola experts already in NYC to offer immediate support.”

“CDC in close communications w/ New York City Health Department & Bellevue Hospital, is providing technical assistance & resources.”

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